How to Use the BingMapsTask in Windows Phone 7 ?

The BingMapsTask is one of the Launcher that the Windows Phone Developers can use to launch the Bing Maps App .

The Search term can be provided to the BingMapsTask object which will be marked on the map .

It is also necessary to include the assembly System.Device to the Windows Phone Project and then include the following namespace

using Microsoft.Phone.Tasks;
using System.Device.Location;

Add the following statements to your code.

BingMapsTask Map = new BingMapsTask();
Map.SearchTerm = "Koramangala , Bangalore";
Map.ZoomLevel = 2;

You can also specify the ZoomLevel for the Map which sets the initial zoom level of the map


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